Released as developer preview units, the Geeksphone models are called Keon, priced at $119, and Peak; which was selling for $194.
Kovacs spoke today at the D: Dive into Mobile event in New York City and talked on a number of topics, including the upcoming Firefox OS, the potential for Firefox on iOS, and why he is leaving the company.
Mobile may be in at Mozilla, but CEO Gary Korvacs is out.
Mozilla is releasing Firefox OS based on idealistic web principals and is betting that will attract developers.
The Mozilla Foundation announced a greatly expanded lineup of hardware and carrier partners for its upcoming HTML-based Firefox OS yesterday at Mobile World Congress.
Mozilla's mission to put inexpensive smartphones in the hands of more people is getting some significant support from manufacturers and carriers.
With most smartphone makers endlessly obsessed with high-end devices sporting bigger and better specs, Mozilla's focus on low-end devices with Firefox OS is simply refreshing.
Editor's Pick While the native-versus-mobile-web debate has become stale -- "boring" in JacaScript creator Brendan Eich's words -- the technologies interweaving our devices and our data are evolving at ever more rapid rates. Firefox OS, which Eich has been working on at Mozilla, is showing off some of that evolution today.
We’ve been itching to know more about Firefox OS ever since Mozilla CEO Gary Kovacs started talking real talk about it to us at SXSW.
And today, we got screenshots. Hooray!
UPDATE, 2:55 p.m. Pacific: A Mozilla rep emailed us …
Because “Boot to Gecko” doesn’t have much of a ring to it, Mozilla announced today that its upcoming phone OS will now be called “Firefox OS.” The new platform also has the backing of major worldwide carriers, including Sprint and …